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SHP weekly top five

SHP’s most-read articles this week includes: How safe are smart motorways?, accident investigation webinar, how do you manage fatigue in the workplace?, firms reminded to remember fall risk, understanding suicide in construction and much more... Read More

How safe are smart motorways?

Claire Mercer recently lost her husband in an accident on the M1, after the 16-mile stretch was converted into a ‘smart motorway’. He is the fourth person to be killed in a live lane on the M1 in the last ten months. Read More

Working at height involved in 11% of health and safety incidents on major public works

Heightsafe has gathered statistics from four high-profile UK public works projects. Read More

Driver safety: Reducing preventable traffic accidents

Graham Hall, European Logistics Manager at Air Products explains how new technology introduced last year has already seen the business reduce preventable traffic accidents by 23%. Read More

Motorway safety: Are smart motorways smart enough for accidents?

Police and emergency services have criticised smart motorways, despite a number of benefits, saying they do not help fulfil their duty efficiently. Read More

‘The future looks bright if we embrace technology in the right way’, says Thames Water Safety Director

In the latest of its Safety Bytes videos, Irwin & Colton meets Karl Simons, Director of Health, Safety, Security & Read More

Motorway workers celebrate safety milestone

Motorway workers in the South East of England are celebrating the landmark of working more than 2 million hours without an accident. Read More

Tailgating: Former ‘Stig’ backs motor safety campaign

According to Highways England, one in eight of all road casualties are caused by people who drive too close to the vehicle in front, with more than 100 people killed or seriously injured each year. Read More

Compassionate leadership at Public Health England

“The biggest regret in my career wasn’t failing to meet a financial target but in fact exceeding it, at the Read More

Highways England launches new safety awards

Nominations are now open for the Highways England Awards, which combine the previous Health, Safety and Wellbeing Awards and the Supplier Recognition Scheme into a single competition Read More


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